Our Expertise - Challenging 'business as usual'
We have a range of expertise from managing change, business brokerage, turnaround and forming partnerships and collaborations using shared best practice, whilst recognising the impact of change management dynamics, and that doing business in today's climate has to be innovative. We also work with Foundations to support them to bridge the gap between Business, Corporate Social Responsibility and Charitable activity.
Businesses and Public Sector Bodies
Market Position Analysis
Giving you an independent 360-degree review of your organisation, what works well, what others think of you, areas to improve and competitor analysis.
Gathering this business intelligence and putting it together in a clear and simple 1 Page Plan helps your business make informed decisions and plan smartly for the future.
Whole System Change
Using Whole System Change Strategies and tools to propel your business forward.
Ensuring Systems and Strategies align across the business. Communication and staff engagement are at the heart of good change management, and underpin our approach. We work alongside you and your staff team to highlight and embed the necessary changes.
Social Value Impact Reporting
Demonstrating impact is a challenge for a lot of organisations, using our bespoke models we make it easy to capture, review and publicise the great work your organisation is doing.
We help you make sure you capture all of your impact not just financial, gathering wider social impact is crucial for businesses to demonstrate how their work contributes to social economics.
Change and Crisis Management
We support organisations recognise and respond to changing events through the cycle of business. Working with Ysustain allows organisation leaders to spot patterns and identify long and short term risks to business as usual to ensure preventative strategies are in place.
We also provide ongoing support to organisations going through critical change or management critical periods, building capacity with a solution focussed approach.
Governance and Compliance
Working with charities and trustee boards around Governance and Compliance.
We support with development plans to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies such as: CQC, OFSTED and Information Governance bodies. We use tried and tested Theory of Change methodology to ensure cross organisation involvement to make compliance and governance tasks seamless.
Charities, Social Enterprises and Community Businesses
Strategy & Organisation Development
We work with your team and provoke thought around the most important strategic issues in your business. The most important aspect of any business is to know where it is going. Often executives get so involved in the doing that they never take time out for the reviewing.
Working in the important rather that the urgent is obvious to someone working on the business rather than someone working in the business.
Partnerships, Collaboration and Mergers
Using creative approaches to forming partnerships and collaborations that work and are sustainable for all involved.
Ysustain identifies partners and collaborations through its networks and eco systems cutting across private, public and voluntary sectors.
As the funding landscape shifts value based partnerships and mergers are making more sense for organisations to ensure they can continue delivering their core services in a sustainable fashion.
Asset Management and Development
Supporting organisations to look at Asset Transfers and Asset Purchases to play a significant part of their sustainability strategy going forward.
We work with developer and architect colleagues to make sure the right opportunities match with an organisations ambitions. Our support also includes developing and maximising long term asset based income generation opportunities
Tendering and Bid Writing
Ysustain Ltd has vast experience in writing successful tenders for Statutory Bodies and National Funding Organisations from small one off grants to large capital and revenue projects, we can help your organisation find the appropriate funding to match your personalised growth strategy.
We work alongside National partners to ensure the best funding opportunities are available to our clients.
Income Generation and Sustainability Planning
Finding new income streams can be challenging, we help assess the market and seek out and implement appropriate opportunities that match with your organisations values and vision.
Sustainability is a word that is used in many contexts. Business can actually set a course for sustainability if it takes the correct steps to fully embrace what it really means to be sustainable.
Keeping something going for the long term throws up different challenges for organisations, community groups and also individuals.